Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)

As our Head of Engineering – Studios you will be have responsibility for overseeing the design, robustness, and timely delivery of software within their department, actively engaging as a participant. Skillfully navigating the interplay between engineering design and delivery deadlines, all in service of meeting future business requirements. Demonstrates leadership by guiding the successful execution of exceptionally intricate technical projects through a dedicated team of engineers.

Reporting to the Director of In-House Games and you will be part of the Product and Technology team.

Are you ready to be part of our journey to be crowned the undisputed champions of the sports betting, gaming, and interactive entertainment industry?

What you will do 

  • Ensures the software design review process maintains a high standard across the group by engaging in these reviews, shaping the procedures, and scrutinizing the decisions made within the group.
  •  Actively challenges overly complex solutions while simultaneously enhancing those that have been insufficiently implemented.
  • Takes charge of optimizing technical metrics across all teams in their group while actively working to enhance visibility into these metrics.
  • Introduces new technologies (languages, frameworks, components) to enhance scalability, reliability, and availability through Proof of Concepts (POCs), research spikes, mentoring, and adoption within the group.
  • Establishes meaningful relationships with counterparts in Product & Development, including customers, product managers, cross-functional partners, and external collaborators.
  • Contributes to shaping the strategic direction, crafting roadmaps, addressing issues, and synthesizing feedback to ensure team success.

Who you are 

  • Expert in Software Development Lifecycle, A process that encompasses planning, designing, coding, testing, deploying, and maintaining software applications, ensuring a systematic and efficient approach to development.
  •  Advanced in Continuous integration / deployment, Continuous Integration is the practice of testing each change done to your codebase automatically and as early as possible. Continuous Deployment follows the testing that happens during Continuous Integration and pushes changes to a staging or production system.
  • Advanced in Cloud Computing, proficiency in designing, deploying, managing, and optimizing applications and services on cloud platforms, leveraging the flexibility, scalability, and cost-efficiency they offer.
  •  Advanced in AI / Machine Learning, the creation of computer systems that can perform tasks that typically require human intelligence or improve their performance through experience and data-driven algorithms, respectively.
  •  Advanced level in Software Testing, an investigation conducted to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the software product or service under test.
  • Expert in Change Management, the ability to plan, communicate, implement, and support the smooth transition of individuals and organizations through periods of significant change, ensuring successful adoption and minimal disruption.

What We Offer

At Entain, we know that signing top players requires a great starting package, and plenty of support to inspire peak performance. Join us, and a competitive salary is just the beginning.

And outside of this, you’ll have the chance to turn recognition from leaders and colleagues into amazing prizes. Join a winning team of talented people and be a part of an inclusive and supporting community where everyone is celebrated for being themselves. 

Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

Sports betting, gaming and interactive entertainment is changing, and we’re leading that change. By putting people first. By placing exciting, engaging and entertaining experiences at more fingertips than ever before. We're pulling into pole position by pushing boundaries further. With innovation. With technology. But most importantly, with people like you. Because when you join the Entain family, it’s your game. So let’s win together.


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About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent globally, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our sector. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at Entain feels valued, respected and included. Inclusion is embedded in everything we do, because we know when we feel respected and heard, we do our best work. Sustainability drives everything we do, and doing what’s right is one of our core values. Diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities. We are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.